(901) 682-8452 Times: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School | 10:45 a.m. Worship Service

Recreation Offerings



735 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN 38120
(Located on the west side of the complex)

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday — 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday — 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Lifetime Membership Cost:

$10 (visit us to join)

First Evangelical Church offers indoor facilities to enhance quality of life for all church members and their guests! We offer:

  • Gymnasium

  • Fitness Center - includes 6 pieces of Life Fitness circuit machines, 3 treadmills, 2 ellipticals, a StairMaster, a recumbent bike, free weights, kettlebells, and exercise balls

  • Walking/Jogging Track

  • Multi-Purpose Room - a larger space to have group workouts, mirrors line one wall

  • Showers in changing rooms, towels provided

If you work in the Ridge Lake Business Community, we want to extend the opportunity to you to become a participant at our facilities. Just give us a call at 901-683-7700, or stop by and a Recreation worker will be happy to help you!

Fitness Classes

Staying Fit Workshop

Wednesday, July 24, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126)

Cost: $5; Instructor: Brooks Meadows (https://recess901.com)

Founder and Head Coach at Recess 901 will join us to help the busy individual stay fit in a fun and manageable way. Brooks says “the number 1 goal at Recess is to help individuals discover simple, effective, and fun ways to integrate fitness and health into their life”. Come and join us as he gives us tips and routines to stay fit! Lunch provided from Lisa's Lunchbox is you register below.


Breathing Workshop

Wednesday, September 4, 12:00- 1:00 p.m., Multipurpose Room (E125/126) 

Cost: $5; Instructor: Taylor Somerville (https://www.symmetry.live/)

Founder of Symmetry, Taylor Somerville, is returning to lead another Breathign Workshop! Taylor will teach us some breathing techniques that aid in stress relief and well-being. These techniques help reset the body and brain, help anxiety, and even help with sleep. Register below. Lunch from Lisa's Lunchbox to follow in room E111.



Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126)
$10/class or $72/12-class package; Instructor: Susan Gray
Pilates improves core strengthening and function with low intensity workouts. Bring your own mat and 6" theraband.

Contender Ministries

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00–7:30 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126)
This is a donation-based class for anyone with or without experience in Karate. Karate is one of the Martial Arts and is a great way to improve focus while staying fit.

Outside Men's Group Fitness: F3

Mondays, 5:30–6:15 a.m., Lucille McWherter Senior Center, 1355 Estate Drive, Memphis, TN 38117

F3 workouts:
+ Are free of charge
+ Are open to all men
+ Are held outdoors, rain or shine, heat or cold
+ Are led by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion, with no training or certification necessary
+ End with a Circle of Trust

Find more info, times, and locations HERE!


Lunchtime Basketball

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:00–1:30 p.m., Gym
Employees from the surrounding business park meet in the gym to play 12-minute games of 5 on 5. It is a perfect way to get some time out of the office environment and burn up some energy before heading back into the world. The games are casual. Scores are not kept on record, so there is no pressure.


Youth Sports

Getting your child involved in recreational sports such as soccer, flag football, basketball, or baseball is one of the BEST ways to make new friends, use up excess energy (that’s for you parents), and get started on a path to a happier, healthier life for the body and mind.

Fall Sports:

ESCRA Soccer

          The season starts September 6/7.

          U5 & U6 games are on Fridays.

          U8 and above games are on Saturdays.

Ages: 4–12

  • Under 5 Coed (4 year olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 6 Coed (5 year olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 8 (6 and 7 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 10 (8 and 9 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 13 (10, 11 and 12 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

Division Game Nights and Roster Information

  • Under 5 Friday Nights - 4 vs. 4, no goalies, 8 player roster max

  • Under 6 Friday Nights - 5 vs. 5 with goalies, 10 player roster max

  • Under 8 Saturdays – 6 vs. 6 with a goalie, 12 player roster max

  •  Under 10 Saturdays  – 9 vs. 9 with a goalie, 18 player roster max

  •  Under 13 Saturdays – 6 vs. 6 with a goalie, 12 player roster max


ESCRA Flag Football

            The season starts September 7.

            The games are on Saturdays.

Ages 6-12:

  • Under 8 (6 and 7 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 10 (8 and 9 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

  • Under 13 (10, 11 and 12 Year Olds as of June 1, 2019)

Division Game Days and Roster Information

  • Under 8 Saturdays – 10 player roster max.

  • Under 10 – Saturdays – 10 player roster max.

  • Under 13 – Saturdays – 10 player roster max.




Join us each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in the gym, 7:30–9:30 a.m and Friday from 8:30–10:30 a.m. Equipment is provided.



Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.–noon, Gym
Open gym is available to kids through 5th grade for play and fellowship time. Please invite friends and neighbors for playdates!
Note: Parents or caregivers must remain with children at all times. No child care provided.


Spring - Adult Coed Softball

Season: Games held Tuesdays, April 17–July; 6:30, 7:30, or 8:30 p.m., Houston Levee Park (9 games and double-elimination tournament)
League: City of Germantown
Who else plays? Grace Evan, Germantown Baptist, Kirby Woods, Harvest, and more!
If you want to learn more, email Recreation.

Personal Training

If you think you might be ready to use a personal trainer, why not try talking to one to discuss how they can help you reach your goals more quickly and safely than going it alone? Click here to fill out an interest form and we will contact you within 24 hours.